Serving the Rail Industry

Since 1988

About QTS

QTS is a privately-held logistics company headquartered in Mechanicsville, Virginia with satellite operations and sales offices in Baltimore, MD; Dallas, TX; Geismar, LA; Minneapolis, MN; Columbus, OH; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Orlando, FL and Montreal, QC.

We operate 24 hours per day, 7 days per week handling a wide variety of rail logistics needs for leaders in industries such as Chemicals, Metals, Food, Aggregates, and Forest and Paper Products. QTS is the leader in innovative third-party rail expertise with an ever-growing team of experienced transportation professionals serving a diverse group of customers in traditionally rail-served industries throughout North America.

As we head into our fourth decade in business, QTS continues to search for new and innovative ways to satisfy current customer needs, to anticipate the needs of the future, and to make our history a part of yours.

Company History

KJ Gallagher, Inc. (KJGI) Created

KJ Gallagher, Inc. (KJGI), which was created in 1982 to provide rail management services at the request of DuPont’s Textile Fiber division.

KJGI Inc Logo


KJGI Includes Rail Cars

KJGI evolved its tracking and management capabilities to include rail cars.


KJGI Expands

By 1985, KJGI expanded its unique rail operations capabilities to include all of the continental United States and Canada, and in 1986, services were expanded to Mexico.


KJGI Changes Name to QTS

KJGI changed its name to Quality Transportation Services, Inc. (QTS)

Quality Transportation Services old logo with a winged foot


QTS 30 Year Anniversary

QTS celebrates it's 30 year anniversary (1988 - 2018).


QTS Redesigns Website & Logo gets a major redesign of it's logo & website.